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  1. Nurse burnout/Moral distress/Compassion fatigue
    I know it's been almost a year since anyone commented on this but this is a place that I often find myself. I believe I am refered to as middle mangement. I get to know what all the big wigs are...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. (LTC/Rehab)  Under what circumstances would you resign?
    Long term care is very tricky and difficult. I have been in longer term care for over 10 years. I have lost many good nurses and been left working with some nurses that you want to wonder "how did...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. has anyone ever made the switch to MD?
    I recently have been also been looking to the MD. I am currently a nursing supervisor and feel that I am burned out from nursing and I'm not even 30!!. I like the science part of nursing and figuring...
    Aug 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Need Opinion on becoming a Wound Care Nurse...
    I also have not heard of anyone being certified and making $15,000 more a year. My work has offered to pay for my schooling but no raise was even mentioned. So if your getting certified for the money...
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  5. wound care certification
    I am looking into Wound educators.com. It's a on line 6 month course and they offer free consultation resources after you graduate. Also you don't need to have your BSN
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. Long Term Care Inservices
    My facility has went to all online inservices. No classroom time required, unless it's for something clinical.
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. whats wrong with wanting to work for a LTC
    I have to agree with an earlier post that stated it was how society views the elderly. My sister and I are both Rns we were long term care nurses for years but recently she left to go work in the ER....
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Not doing well in school.  Need advice.
    I found that relating the different to situations in the questions to real patients that I have encountered to be the best help. I can't remember facts very well. but when i look at a patient I can...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. CNA to  NURSE on same job, Job will not change my status
    I deal with patient census a fair amount. Your facility, I assume is a LTC facility. Has a # of LPN, RN, and aides that it has budgeted for working per patients. If the patients arent' there their...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Long time experience RN w/new NP license ready for NP role-enough financial benefit
    I was thinking of going for my NP, but after reading this thread I realize that as the steady income of my family that I need to reconsider. I am all for more education and have been changing around...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Long time experience RN w/new NP license ready for NP role-enough financial benefit
    What state are you in? I am working in Michigan right now and planning to move to north carolina or tennesse in a few years.
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Working as a CNA in Hospital, going to school for LPN
    It all depends on your employeer. But if you are going to be a lpn, you may want to look into LTC, because most hospitals, at least in michigan, have stopped highering LPNs.
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. New Nurse - need help with wounds
    I would look at your facilities. Policy and procedures as a guideline because no matter what a web site says you must always follow the policy.
    Oct 4, '09
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  14. Pt.'s partner asked to have intercourse with a stoma !
    I would have them talk to a sex therapist or talk to a mental health specialist. Also I would tell them that their are other ways to have get sexually aroused beside having intercourse. I have seen...
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Burnout
    I think someone needs to do a study and come up with a solution to all the depression in LTC nurses. I have been at my current job for nine years. first as a CNA, then LPN, and finally this year RN....
    Oct 16, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. frustrated long term care nurse
    while i was working towards my rn i was still working a unit as an lpn. i work in ltc.when i was an lpn, i was frequently had the rn's coming up to me and asking how to do something. this was mostly...
    Oct 4, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Geriatric Certification
    I just wanted to add that I am a recently graduated RN who loves geriatrics. I have been working in this field since I was 17. I am currently 25 and find this to be the most rewarding field yet. But...
    Aug 16, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Foot care training
    I just wanted to post and thank everyone for the information. I am an LPN who actually loves doing feet my place of work has been having me do all the diabetic foot care trimming and monitoring in...
    Dec 19, '06
    Forum: Foot Care Nursing
  19. What is ur average 2 week take home pay?
    I am a LPN in Bellaire MIchigan I take home approx $1,200 every two weeks. I have been a nurse for 3.5 years and I work in an ECF
    Jul 8, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Michigan Nurses Strike 286 strong: Day 81---fighting fire with fire
    Well I have to telyo u that I am actually doing an intership at the hospital only because of my school. They need the good nurses back more than ever. They keep saying how many mistakes they have...
    Feb 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Michigan Nurses Strike 286 strong: Day 81---fighting fire with fire
    i realize that no one has posted on this thread in a while but i am a nursing student up at the hospital. the place is in some desperate need of some good nursing care. the hospital seems very...
    Feb 15, '06
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Scheduled toileting not being done by certain CNAs
    well i have to put in my 2 cents and tell everyone that my facility has always had the patient's attends or any other type of pad signed and dated by the cna in charge of that person for the shift....
    Feb 8, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Grandma Buys a Bumper Sticker
    i think i might have driven behind that grandma once or twice.:roll
    Feb 6, '06
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Ok Grandma!
    i have to talk to my patients in a way they understand and also at the same time relaxes them. so yeah i seriously talk to patients and their families anyway i need to.
    Feb 5, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Scheduled toileting not being done by certain CNAs
    well i am glad to see that i am not the only nurse with people not being changed properly. i don't like the idea of people not having to stick to the every two hours policy. our policy at work is...
    Feb 4, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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